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It’s not too late to pull together a birthday wish list on your actual birthday, is it? To be honest, I forgot my birthday is today. Avery has been counting down to hers daily and between that and surviving a newborn, today just sort of slipped my mind.
And I am totally ok with that. Plus, who really wants to get older once you have hit 21? However, I am still a total shopaholic at heart and I fully believe in treating yourself for your birthday. So a little personal shopping list, future hints for my husband and birthday wish list are in order. 😉
This year, my motto is quality over quantity. I am going through our house and every thing in it with a fine tooth comb. The theme is minimalistic and living my best life. We need so much less than we have. We can live so much more easily with less clutter and junk in our lives. When we buy new things, I don’t want to just make quick purchases that junk up space and end up in the junk bin. I want to invest in less, but make sure the investment is a better one.
The same thought goes for life in general. Rushing around trying to accomplish three different tasks at once is often a necessity. However, there are so many times when I put that upon myself and can slow down and focus on one thing at a time. Slowing down in general and being more present with my family and my time is a top priority. Having a ton of activities for the kids to constantly run around to, or taking on too many work projects is not what works well for me or our family. Learning to prioritize, manage time and sometimes, just say no, is my new goal. Quality time with the kids and Josh and just being together is what matters most. Cheesy, yes, but so true.
I hope you all have a great weekend and thank you for reading! -XO